Over on Facebook, Dana Marie Bell posted a note about the 15 Fictional Characters that have influenced her and tagged me to do it next. I figured it was an interesting topic and thought I’d share my list here too. Here were her instructions: Don’t take too long to think […]

15 Fictional (Influential) Characters

Kristin Callender aka KCBooks on Twitter awarded me the “Honest Scrap” award on her blog yesterday.  As part of it I have to accept her challenge to tell “ten things you might not know about me.”  Turned out that was tougher than I thought. Because I’m pretty much an open […]

10 Things You Don’t Know About Me

If you notice the time this is posted and you think “Hey, she must have written this the day before,” nope. I really am up at 3:30 AM. Curly had to be up at his school for 0215 as the band members gathered for their trip to Florida. That’s right, […]

So that’s who said that!

Private Property is STILL on the My Bookstore and More Bestsellers list. It’s slowly going down, but it’s hanging in at #9 this morning. That’s over two weeks now it’s been on the list, and three more releases of Samhain books since it first appeared. Woot Woot! I’m going to […]

Blowing My Own Horn

I saw this over on Blue Monkey’s Facebook Wall and have been intrigued by it ever since. Pick 25 of your favorite movies. Go to IMDb and find a quote from each movie. Post them for everyone to guess. Strike it out when someone guesses correctly, and put who guessed […]

Movie Meme Game

Marley tagged me for a meme the other day … since I’d already created two blog posts and deleted them this morning for being too whiney, I figured this was a good time to do this. 1.List one of your writing goals for the month of June and how likely […]

Writing Meme

Cora Zane tagged me, and these are the rules:Posted at the beginning. At the end of the post, the player then tags 6 people and posts their names, then goes to their blog and leaves a comment, letting them know they’ve been tagged and asking them to read your blog. […]

Six Things Meme

The talented (and introverted she tries to tell us) Christine d’Abo tagged me for this meme. As I said to her, I’m not sure I can come up with six random things I haven’t already blogged about but I’ll see what I can come up with. The rules: a. Link […]

6 Things Meme

I found this over on The Goddess Blogs the other day and thought it was interesting. (Julia London, who originated the post, defines the ‘flying monkey category’ as being: It wasn’t good, it wasn’t bad, it was somewhere in the middle, sort of grotesquely fun. Three things I like about […]

Three things … and flying monkeys.

Julia tagged me for this meme … so here it is, with a bit of a twist for the music, as I figure most people won’t know the songs I listen to.8 things I’m passionate about 1 – Gizmo Guy2 – my sons, Curly and Guitar Hero3 – writing4 – […]

8 things about me Meme

Amy Ruttan very kindly roared at me today. And I loved it! (I really needed it, this week’s been tough – however I more than exceeded my goals for Christine d’Abo‘s Mid-Winter Kick in the Pants challenge. I set my weekly goal as 4,000 words and today I hit 6,000 […]


Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Arrrr! And yes, my son does have a shirt with a saying like that – from my trip down to the Virgin Islands and Blackbeard’s castle. So now you know, my mateys, on with the regularly scheduled post!Wylie tagged me for a […]

Ahoy, Mateys!